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WELCOME TO WEST AFRICA COM 2019

Speaker Logistics

Here you will find the relevant information. Please ensure you read each section carefully and meet the required deadlines. If you have any questions, please contact Rebecca Smith. We look forward to working with you in making this a successful event!

REQUIRED INFORMATION

Please send below information to Rebecca as soon as possible (if you have not done so already or shared with Brigitte):

  • 100-word Biography – for inclusion on website and so Chair can introduce you correctly
  • High-res Headshot photo – for inclusion on website, in JPG or PNG format
  • Mobile Number – for onsite contact
  • Twitter Handle – for promotion of your presence at the Conference.
  • Dietary Requirements – if any, please specify.
  • Special Assistance – please inform if you require any specific assistance at the venue.
VENUE

Address: Radisson Blu Hotel, Route de la Corniche O, Dakar, 16868, Senegal

Tel: +221 33 869 33 33

Email: reservations.dakar@radissonblu.com

Website: https://www.radissonblu.com/en/hotel-dakar

TIMINGS

Wednesday, 10 July          

Registration: 08:00 - 17:00
Exhibition: 08:30 - 17:30
Conference: 09:00- 17:30
Drinks Reception: 17:30 - 18:30

Thursday, 11 July        

Registration: 08:00 - 16:00
Exhibition: 08:30 - 16:30
Conference: 09:25- 16:15

* Timings are subject to change.

YOUR ROLE - PRESENTER
  • Please email your presentation to Rebecca by Tuesday, 2nd July 2019. 
  • A laptop, data projector, screen and microphone will be provided. Please let us know if you require any other equipment.
  • Presentations should be submitted in English or French and format are preferred in 16:9 with a minimum font size of 24 so that text is easily legible.
  • Please bear in mind the time allocated which includes 5 minutes for questions.
  • If you would prefer your presentation not to be made available to delegates on the conference website, please let us know.
  • Please ensure that you arrive in the break before your presentation. Please also bring an updated version of your presentation with you on a USB drive as a backup.
YOUR ROLE - CHAIR & MODERATOR
  • Before the event, the producer will connect you to the panellists to make introductions.
  • Welcome and introduce the panellists in the panel.
  • Give an introduction to the subject and moderate the discussion in the panel.
  • Include questions from the floor.
  • Wrap up with some closing remarks.
  • An information pack with biographies and photos of your panel will be provided before event.
YOUR ROLE - PANELLIST
  • Before the event, the producer will connect you to the moderator and other panellists to make introductions.
  • Discuss with the moderator and other panellists questions to be discussed during the panel.
ACCOMMODATION

The cost of accommodation is not included in your pass, however, discounted rates have been agreed at Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar Sea Plaza. 

We recommend you book early to avoid disappointment.

VISA

If you need a visa to attend the event, please contact Rebecca for a personal letter of invitation to assist with your application.

YOUR COLLEAGUES

As a valued speaker, we would like to offer you a 20% discount for your colleagues who wish to attend.

To book your colleagues please click HERE:

  • Choose delegate type
  • Add the booking to the basket
  • Discount will be applied automatically
  • If not, select “Have a VIP Code?” and insert "WESTSPEAKER20"
  • Check out and purchase

Book ticket now!